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Eileen Bailey

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Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

In the early stages of prostate cancer, you might not experience any symptoms. That is because symptoms are often caused when the tumor grows and presses against the urethra or other internal areas, such as your spinal cord.

 

Prostate cancer often grows slowly, so symptoms may slowly develop over many years. However, by the... Read moreChevron

posted 05/20/2015, comments (0)|
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Using Chemotherapy Early in Treatment May Help Extend the Life of Patients with Prostate Cancer

Chemotherapy using the drug docetaxel is usually used once prostate cancer is in an advanced stage. However, a recent study has shown that adding this type of chemotherapy early in treatment can help extend the life of those with this type of cancer.

 

Treatment for prostate cancer is based on your specific situation. Your... Read moreChevron

posted 05/20/2015, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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6 Tips for Dating Your Spouse

Ok, you are married now. You are officially “taken.” Your days are now filled with work, doing household chores, paying bills, worrying about finances, taking care of children. By the end of the day you are exhausted and spending quality time with your spouse gets put on the back burner, after all, he or... Read moreChevron

posted 05/15/2015, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Mixed Messages Surrounding Mammogram Screenings

In the past several years, the recommendations for whether, or when, women should have a mammogram done have been confusing to say the least. Some doctors believe that you should have the screening test done on an annual basis, others believe that every other... Read moreChevron

posted 04/24/2015, comments (0)|
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Things To Consider Before Having Preventive Surgery

Back in 2013, Angelina Jolie announced that she had had a double mastectomy because genetic testing showed she had a mutated gene that greatly increased her risk of developing breast cancer. In addition, she had a family history of breast cancer. For... Read moreChevron

posted 04/01/2015, comments (0)|

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